Definitions of frigidity
  1. noun
    the absence of heat
    synonyms: cold, coldness, frigidness, low temperature
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    heat, high temperature, hotness
    the presence of heat
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    chill, gelidity, iciness
    coldness due to a cold environment
    chilliness, coolness, nip
    the property of being moderately cold
    coldness as evidenced by frost
    the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    type of:
    pressor, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor
    any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure
    the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  2. noun
    sexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse
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    deadness, unresponsiveness
    the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events
  3. noun
    a lack of affection or enthusiasm
    synonyms: chilliness, coldness, coolness, frigidness, iciness
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    a lack of feeling or expression or movement
    lukewarmness, tepidness
    lack of passion, force or animation
    type of:
    emotionlessness, unemotionality
    absence of emotion
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